Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy
Laparoscopic heller myotomy is a surgical treatment for achalasia.
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During a laparoscopic heller myotomy, (a treatment for achalasia,) small incisions are made in the abdomen to allow access to the esophageal sphincter muscle, where the muscle fibers that block the passage of food are divided.To learn more, contact the Swallowing, Heartburn and Esophageal Disease center.